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Eighth confirmed case in Marshall County

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Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

There were 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health's COVID-19 website.

The county is reporting 436 new cases Saturday, bringing the total to 12,837.

One case is imported, from the U.S., while the other is a contact of a prior imported case.

There was a 3.8 percent increase of recoveries from COVID-19.

The two new cases are females, aged 29 and 87 years, with addresses in the Corporate Area.

As of Thursday, 616 people have recovered in Marshall County and 16,990 have recovered throughout the state.

The number of people hospitalized is at its lowest level since May 9.

Thirty-one of the 69 cases tallied in Lewis County are considered recovered. The first case was reported in Marshall County on March 23.

Last week ended with 24,861 confirmed cases and this week comes to a close with 27,096 cases. There is now one active COVID-19 case in Bureau County and three active cases in Marshall County, according to Laurie Geuther, communicable disease nurse for Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Department.

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